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R vs HB: The Distinction Between Expert & Non-Expert Opinion

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In this video blog, I examine the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in R v HB, 2016 ONCA 953 which explores the distinction between expert and non-expert opinion evidence. This distinction, which isn’t always treated with the care it deserves, is extremely important. This blog explains what the problem is, and how it should be resolved. If you enjoyed …